Henry McCoy was one of the original five X-Men recruited by Professor X in the 1960s.
He is the X-men’s resident scientist and brain.
He is one of the Top Ten Smartest People in the Marvel Universe.
Hank McCoy would not get his fuzzy fur until Amazing Adventures #11.
The original color of his fur was gray, not blue!
Hank McCoy would play a big role in the beloved 1990 X-Men cartoon on Fox.
He would make his big screen debut in X-Men : The Last Stand played by Kelsey Grammer.
Nicholas Hoult would play a young Hank McCoy/Beast in the X-Men prequel movie series.
The Beast would serve along the Avengers for a time, most notably striking up a long lasting friendship with Simon Williams aka Wonder Man.
Did you know – One of Beast’s favorite catchphrases is “Oh My Stars and Garters!”
Did you also know – Beast was responsible for bringing the O5 X-Men to the future to try to bring Cyclops back to the fold and end the Schism between Scott and Logan.